The town of Lalibela in Ethiopia. Photo: Reuters
The town of Lalibela in Ethiopia. Photo: Reuters
Africa

Tigray rebels retake town of Lalibela in Ethiopia, home to Unesco site

  • Lalibela is home to 11 medieval monolithic cave churches hewn into the red rock and is a key pilgrimage site for Ethiopian Christians
  • The announcement marks another twist in the 13-month-old conflict that has killed thousands of people and triggered a humanitarian crisis in the African nation

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The town of Lalibela in Ethiopia. Photo: Reuters
The town of Lalibela in Ethiopia. Photo: Reuters
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